A. Duer Meehan
Since joining PwC in 2010, Duer has worked on engagements with asset managers, broker-dealers, an exchange, and a rating agency. Projects he has helped these organizations with include front-to-back regulatory reviews, regulatory governance assessments, controls related to quantitative high-frequency trading, the prevention of insider trading, regulatory reporting, the implementation of new regulations, and the management of conflicts of interest. Duer is also a frequent speaker on regulatory issues at public conferences and a member of the Financial Services Regulatory Practice's Dodd-Frank Financial Regulation Core Team.
Prior to PwC, Duer was the Associate Director of the Office of Market Oversight in the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. In this role, Duer was responsible for supervising the SEC's oversight inspections of the self-regulatory organizations' regulatory programs with respect to trading, including their surveillance, examination, and disciplinary programs. His group was also responsible for examinations of broker-dealers' trading practices and operations, including alternative trading systems. In addition, he oversaw the SEC's examinations of credit rating agencies and managed the transfer agent examination program as well as participating in examinations of investment advisers.
Before becoming Associate Director, Duer was an Assistant Director in OCIE's broker-dealer group, managing examinations addressing multiple issues, including equity and debt securities trading and sales practices, supervision, internal controls, and anti-money laundering. His responsibilities also included helping manage the SEC's national examination program for broker-dealers.
Duer has served as an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching the regulation of securities trading. His experience prior to the SEC includes implementing trading systems at Bloomberg, LP and working as a specialist clerk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.